An image video reel is the most labor-intensive form of photo essay. The end result is similar to a slide show, but instead of text, you will need to record a voice of your narration. You’ll also need to save your completed video to YouTube and add an iframe to your site with the finished video. A transcript of your voice-over also needs to be included with the video.

If you’re not already familiar with recording audio in PowerPoint, uploading videos to YouTube and including iframes in your portfolio site, you’ll need to review a few resources, most of which are on is free for all members of the Trinity community, and log in instructions are at this link on the Educational Technology site. Once you’re logged in to Lynda, here’s where you can get started:

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